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ECON 435

Course Title

Labor Economics

Course Code

Econ 435

Prerequisite Course

Econ 102

Course Description

•          Theory of labor supply and its applications.

•          Investment in human capital.

•          Labor demand and wage elasticity.

•          The labor market equilibrium.

•          Wages and distribution theories.

•          Wage differentials in the market.

Course Level

7/8

Course Material

•          Almisned, Lulowah. Labor Economics, Intermediate theory, (1997

•          Ibn Obaid, Ahmad Sulaiman. Labor economics, Dar Alzahraa, Riyadh (2003).

•          Arab, Asem. Labor Economics, King Saud University, Riyadh, (1994).

Reading Recommendation

•          McConnell, C. R., S. L. Bruce, and D. Macpherson; Contemporary Labor Economics, McGraw Hill, 2005.

•          Borjas, G. J.; Labor Economics. McGraw-Hill/Irwin; 4th ed. 2007.

•          Ehrenberg, R. G. and R. S. Smith; Modern Labor Economics: Theory and Public Policy. Addison Wesley. 9th edition. 2005.

Course Language

Arabic

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